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  • The Shadow Team (from HILLARY'S SECRET WAR)

    07/12/2005 12:02:46 PM PDT · by Richard Poe · 84 replies · 2,583+ views ^ | July 12, 2005 | Richard Poe
    HILLARY'S SECRET WAR The Shadow Team Posted: July 12, 20051:00 a.m. Eastern Editor's note: The following is an eye-opening look into New York Times best-selling author Richard Poe's revealing book, "Hillary's Secret War." Whereas Edward Klein's book on the New York senator reveals previously unknown aspects of her personal life, Poe's expose focuses on how Hillary Clinton and the left's "shadow government" have labored to put her and her far-left agenda in the White House by controlling the still-uncensored flow of real news to Americans – via the Internet.If that sounds too fantastic to be true, read on. By Richard...
  • Hillary Clinton is now seeing James O’Keefe spies everywhere

    08/23/2015 9:18:15 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/23/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    So are we seeing creeping paranoia overtake Team Clinton as the federal wolves circle her email server or is she really seeing something taking shape? Either way, Clinton’s staff is taking this seriously enough to go on record with Time Magazine and claim that James O’Keefe is stalking them and sending dark agents of intrigue into their midst. Hillary Clinton’s campaign offices around the country have been put on alert after at least two women approached Iowa staff under the guise of being supporters in an apparent effort to catch the campaign engaging in improper or illegal activity, a...
  • Hillary Clinton Sneers at Republicans: ‘It’s Not About Benghazi… It’s Not About Emails’

    08/15/2015 7:26:41 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 45 replies
    Breitbart - Big Government ^ | 8-14-2015 | Charlie Spiering
    During a campaign appearance in Iowa, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton angrily denounced Republicans for trying to bring her down by demanding answers for her deleted email server and her failure to prevent the terrorist attacks in Benghazi. Clinton made her remarks at the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding Dinner, launching a partisan defense of her record. Choking up and coughing, after speaking well over her allotted 20 minute speaking slot, she began criticizing Republicans for attacking her for decades referring to the attacks the brought the Citizens United lawsuit to the Supreme Court. “Now I’m in their crosshairs again,”...
  • Hillary dusts off old ‘right-wing conspiracy’ nugget to counter book

    04/23/2015 4:29:51 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 24 replies
    NY Post ^ | 4-22-15 | John Podhoretz
    The “vast right-wing conspiracy” is back. That was the phrase Hillary Clinton herself used to describe the villainous puppet masters behind the Monica Lewinsky scandal back in 1998. And now, her camp has decided to reanimate this ludicrous bogeyman from the days when was the talk of Wall Street to combat new allegations of Clintonian malfeasance — allegations the substance of which she and we don’t even yet know. ~snip~ We’ll see if Peter Schweizer has anything new. We’ve already seen we won’t see anything new from the Clintons. For them, sliming an enemy and denying everything have worked...
  • Why did Hillary get the domain name

    03/05/2015 7:29:42 PM PST · by generally · 29 replies
    vanity | Mar 5, 2015 | generally
    Why did Hillary get the domain name She should have registered Or Or I'm sure you can add to the list. Have fun.
  • Yeah, I Wrote the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy Memo

    04/28/2014 5:43:07 PM PDT · by BuckeyeTexan · 41 replies
    POLITICO ^ | 04/27/2014 | Chris Lehane
    I stand by every word of it. And it’s even worse today. Of the thousands of Clinton presidential records released to the public last week, one among them has received of the bulk of attention: a 332-page memo from 1995. The memo, which offers an in-depth analysis of the right-wing media, describes how conservative conspiracy theories about the Clintons passed from the fringes to the mainstream. (...) Let’s go all the way back to the summer of 1995. At the time, my then colleague (and current business partner) Mark Fabiani and I were working at the White House as lawyers...
  • The Press Never Calls

    04/24/2014 4:58:11 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 6 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | 4-24-14 | R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
    WASHINGTON — My telephone is not ringing off the hook. No intriguing or inquiring emails have arrived on my computer. Yet, on Friday, a document drop from the Clinton Library revealed that years ago, in the 1990s, I was at the very heart of the “vast right-wing conspiracy.” Now here we are almost a week later, and still no journalist, much less a historian, has called to ask me if I really was actively conspiring with the British press, select American newspapers, obscure right-wing political operators and, who knows, possibly foreign powers to create the gossamer of scandal over the...
  • Mika: Hillary's 'Cabal' Would 'Get Rid Of' Elizabeth Warren If She Expressed Prez Ambitions

    04/22/2014 5:04:32 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 29 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    To use a word dear to NewsBusters' dear late Noel Sheppard, ah, the delicious ironies of history. Back in 1998 Hillary Clinton famously complained of a "vast right-wing conspiracy" out to get her husband. Sixteen years later, it's Hillary herself being accused at sitting at the center of a powerful "cabal" capable of crushing political opponents. The irony is that this unflattering portrait of Hillary's machine comes from the media left, in the person of Mika Brzezinski. On today's Morning Joe, Brzezinski argued that, when recently interviewed by ABC's David Muir, Warren had to deny any presidential ambitions because had...
  • Newly released Clinton document describes Internet as ‘right wing’ tool of ‘conspiracy commerce’

    04/18/2014 5:16:29 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 43 replies
    Newly released Clinton document describes Internet as ‘right wing’ tool of ‘conspiracy commerce’ Posted By Giuseppe Macri On 6:01 PM 04/18/2014 In | No Comments A previously unreleased White House document among the 7,500 published by the Clinton presidential library Friday warns that the burgeoning Internet of 1995 is being “seized” by the “right wing” and turned into a “communication stream of conspiracy commerce.” The 1995 report, titled “The Communication Stream of Conspiracy Commerce,” describes the Internet as a new method of communication ”employed by the right wing” and used to “convey their fringe stories into legitimate subjects of coverage...
  • Talk Radio Plays Historical Role in Elections

    09/21/2012 6:47:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies ^ | September 21, 2012 | Fred Lucas
    (The following is the second of three excerpts from The Right Frequency: The Story of the Talk Radio Giants Who Shook Up the Political and Media Establishment, by Fred Lucas; History Publishing Company. The adapted excerpts look at the impact of talk radio on election results.) Before what would turn out to be an historic election, a New York Times article said, “If Larry King’s CNN program functioned as a nominating process for Ross Perot; Rush Limbaugh may be a kind of national precinct captain for the Republican insurgency of 1994.” An election night poll by Fabrizio-McLaughlin of 1,000...
  • NC Democratic Party executive director resigns (Male on Male sexual harassment)

    04/15/2012 3:24:36 PM PDT · by csvset · 11 replies
    news & observer ^ | Apr 15, 2012 | John Frank
    RALEIGH The executive director of the N.C. Democratic Party resigned Sunday as calls for his ouster mounted amid questions regarding a secret agreement to pay a former staffer to keep quiet about sexual harassment allegations. Jay Parmley, who served a year at the helm of the party, denied harassing any employee and blamed right-wing blogs for "spreading a false and misleading story" about the incident. "Even though I have not done anything wrong, it is clear to me that I need to move on," Parmley wrote in his resignation letter. Party Chairman David Parker accepted his resignation but avoided any...
  • David Brock: Media Matters Madman

    02/23/2012 3:47:47 AM PST · by SJackson · 5 replies · 1+ views
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | February 23, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    - FrontPage Magazine - - David Brock: Media Matters MadmanPosted By Daniel Greenfield On February 23, 2012 @ 12:47 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | No Comments David Brock is a member of an exclusive club of fake conservatives like Arianna Huffington who, when the winds turned blustery and the money looked better on the other side, crossed the Iron Curtain going the other way and headed to Moscow.There is something to be said for the right, which has attracted its defectors from the best of the left. And there is something to be said for the left, which has...
  • Andrea Mitchell: Hillary Was Right--There Really Was A Vast Right Wing Conspiracy

    02/21/2012 6:43:08 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 55 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Andrea Mitchell famously said she had to catch her breath after Foster Freiss's Bayer aspirin line last week. Well, call me a bit verklempt myself this morning, after Mitchell said on today's Morning Joe that: 1. She felt "nostalgia" for Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign. 2. The opposition to Clinton was "vicious". 3. She hates to revert to the "vast right wing conspiracy", but "there really was a group out there . . . There really was an enemy out there." View the video here.
  • Ron Paul Hates Republicans and Everything They Stand For

    12/21/2011 11:15:36 AM PST · by Kaslin · 78 replies ^ | December 21, 2011 | Leon H. Wolf
    Most people already know that Ron Paul refused to endorse John McCain in the 2008 general election. While I don’t necessarily agree with that decision, especially from a contender for the GOP nominee, I can certainly understand it. Lord knows I hated every nice thing I had to say about John McCain and wasn’t entirely pleased about pulling the lever for him (which is a dramatic understatement). Most people assume that Paul endorsed Libertarian candidate Bob Barr in 2008, which is partially true. However, that is not the entire story. Paul also endorsed three other candidates. The first of those...
  • Sarah Palin and the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy that is out to get her

    06/16/2011 10:31:17 PM PDT · by techno · 125 replies
    June 16, 2011 | techno
    Around the time that President Clinton got into hot water with Monica Lewinsky in 1998, wife Hillary coined the phrase "vast right-wing conspiracy" to denote the supposed nefarious, political forces that were determined to bring her husband down and cause him to leave office. Personally I think Hillary was a bit off in her assessment of Clinton's enemies (personally I think Bill Clinton was his own worse enemy)but 13 years later I think we do have a vast right-wing conspiracy set up to derail the Presidential ambitions of Sarah Palin. In the past I focused more on the Left and...
  • Leftwing Extremist 'Southern Poverty Law Center' Smears Conservatives, Patriots

    04/18/2010 12:02:33 PM PDT · by Welshman007 · 8 replies · 557+ views
    Conservative Examiner ^ | 4/18/2010 | Anthony G. Martin
    The Leftwing extremist group called 'The Southern Poverty Law Center' of Montgomery, Alabama has with one stroke of the pen smeared conservatives and Patriots in its new, infamous 'blacklist' it entitles, 'Meet the Patriots.' Among those it includes in the blacklist are some of the most reputable conservative Patriots in America today, such as U.S. Representative Michelle Bachmann (R-MN), federal judge and Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano, U.S. Representative Ron Paul (R-TX), Gun Owners of America (GOA) chief Larry Pratt, Fox News personality Glenn Beck, and U.S. Representative Paul Broun (R-GA), among others.
  • Digg critics allege vast right wing conspiracy [FreeRepublic mentioned]

    08/26/2010 1:41:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 137 replies
    TG Daily ^ | August 6, 2010 | Starr Keshet
    AlterNet is claiming that it has uncovered a "widespread campaign of censorship" executed by a group of "influential" conservative and right-wing Digg members. The site - which defines itself as a viable "alternative to the commercial media onslaught" - refers to Digg as both a "behemoth" and a "powerhouse." "The [Digg] model [makes] it very susceptible to external gaming whereby users from certain groups attempt to push their viewpoint or articles to the front page to give them traction," claimed senior news editor "Oleoleolson." "But the inverse of this effect is more devastating, as Bury brigades could effectively remove stories...
  • Bill Clinton Warns Tea Party Anger Could Incite Right-Wing Extremism

    04/17/2010 5:09:30 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 136 replies · 2,616+ views
    Fox News ^ | April 16, 2010
    Former President Bill Clinton warned Friday that the anger some members of the Tea Party movement express about higher taxes and the size of government could feed the same right-wing extremism that led to the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995, which killed 168 people and injured hundreds more. "Before the bombing occurred, there was a sort of fever in America," Clinton said at a symposium commemorating the 15th anniversary of the bombing. "Meanwhile, the fabric of American life had been unraveling. More and more people who had a hard time figuring out where they fit in, it is true that...
  • Evil geniuses do a number on Obama

    12/10/2009 3:11:06 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 13 replies · 1,305+ views
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | December 10, 2009 | Reg Henry
    It is time to give credit where credit is due -- to America's evil geniuses (political division). Even though Karl Rove is not in a position to work his old magic as he once did, other evil geniuses have stepped to the fore to fill the gap. This just goes to show that you can't keep old-fashioned American ingenuity down. We are No. 1 when it comes to evil geniuses who shape public opinion! Hurrah for us! Consider the political situation. We have a still relatively new president, Barack Obama, who took the oath of office on a Bible that...
  • Manipulating the Public Agenda: Why ACORN Was In the News, and What the News Got Wrong

    10/09/2009 1:34:28 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies · 520+ views
    ACORN ^ | September 29, 2009 | Professors Peter Dreier and Christopher Martin
    "Using the controversy over ACORN as a case study, this report illustrates the way the media help set the agenda for public debate, and frame the way that debate is shaped. It describes how 'opinion entrepreneurs' (primarily business and conservative groups and individuals) set the story in motion as early as 2006, how the "conservative echo chamber" orchestrated its anti-ACORN campaign in 2008, how the McCain-Palin campaign picked it up, and how the mainstream media reported these allegations without investigating their truth or falsity. As a result, the relatively little-known community organization became the subject of a major news story...
  • The vast right-wing conspiracy is back

    10/04/2009 11:37:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies · 1,224+ views
    Salon ^ | October 5, 2009 | Joe Conason
    Wearily familiar as he is with the "vast right-wing conspiracy," Bill Clinton says the network that sought to destroy him and his wife, Hillary, remains malignant as ever, yet lacks the might of a decade ago. "It's not as strong as it was, because America's changed," he told David Gregory on "Meet the Press." "But it's as virulent as it was." Whether Clinton is correct about the current condition of his old adversaries can best be measured by the passage or wreckage of healthcare reform and the outcome of next year's congressional midterm elections -- the same early milestones that...
  • MSNBC’s Schultz Blames 'Right-Wing Talkers' for Obama Olympic Defeat; Compares GOP to Hanoi Jane

    10/02/2009 7:44:10 PM PDT · by Justaham · 61 replies · 1,611+ views ^ | 10-2-09 | Jeff Poor
    It was bound to happen. Although some in the liberal media were all too eager to point out instances where some are celebrating President Barack Obama's "epic fail" in the media, it was just a matter of time before conservatives and Republicans got the blame for the President's inability to secure the 2016 Olympics for Chicago. Enter MSNBC's Ed Schultz. During his Oct. 2 MSNBC show, the liberal host launched into a rant blaming the Republican Party and went as far as comparing the party to the anti-American antics put on by Jane Fonda during the Vietnam War.
  • MSNBC’s Schultz Blames 'Right-Wing Talkers' for Obama Olympic Defeat; Compares GOP to Hanoi Jane

  • Virginians on the Right Wing Media (Rush at 54% Disapproval)

    10/01/2009 6:01:18 PM PDT · by yongin · 16 replies · 848+ views
    Public Policy Polling ^ | Sept 30, 2009 | Tom Jensen
    Roughly equal numbers of Virginians have a positive opinion of two of the country's leading right wing mouthpieces. Rush Limbaugh's at 30% and Glenn Beck's at 28%. For his increasing prominence of late though Beck can't come close to Limbaugh in inspiring liberal hatred. 54% of Virginians have an unfavorable view of Limbaugh to just 37% for Beck. The main reason I asked this poll question was to see how conservatives perceived the two- whether Beck had caught up to Limbaugh in popularity and also who those folks viewed as being the more influential. Their net favorabilities with conservatives are...
  • Bill Clinton Still Fears Vast Right Wing Conspiracy

    09/30/2009 9:43:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies · 974+ views
    Human Events ^ | 9/29/2009 | Martha Zoller
    I am a proud card-carrying, member of the “vast right-wing conspiracy.” The phrase is back with a vengeance. Whenever Democrats start losing the battle of ideas, it has to be because of a conspiracy. It can’t be because the ideas are old, worn and without substance. In the 24/7, talk radio, blogosphere media world, old and worn is just old and worn, which is why conservative talk radio is commercially viable and liberal talk radio isn’t. Even the ombudsman of The New York Times had to admit they were off their mark in completely missing the Van Jones and ACORN...
  • NBC’s Gregory Assumes Liberal Argument for Healthcare, Raises 'Right Wing Conspiracy'

    09/29/2009 10:03:00 AM PDT · by Mobile Vulgus · 9 replies · 883+ views
    Publius Forum ^ | 09/29/09 | Warner Todd Huston
    In a Meet the Press interview with Bill Clinton on September 27, NBC's David Gregory seemed to assume as accepted fact that the only way to fix healthcare was for Americans to "pay higher taxes." He also asked the former chief executive if the "vast right wing conspiracy" that his wife bemoaned in 1998 was now in high gear attacking President Obama. During the interview, Gregory brought up the "big challenges" that Obama was facing, particularly with the healthcare issue. In his question, though, Gregory did not phrase his healthcare question by using qualifiers like "Obama says," or "Democrats claim."...
  • Bill "Cigar" Clinton: 'Vast right-wing conspiracy' as 'virulent' as ever

    09/27/2009 9:14:09 PM PDT · by pissant · 42 replies · 1,237+ views
    CNN ^ | 9/27/09 | staff
    WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The "vast right-wing conspiracy" that attacked him during his presidency has been weakened, but continues to operate against President Obama, former President Clinton said Sunday. On NBC's "Meet the Press," Clinton was asked about the term his wife Hillary Clinton, now secretary of state, famously coined. "Is it still there?" host David Gregory asked. "Oh, you bet. Sure it is. It's not as strong as it was, because America's changed demographically, but it's as virulent as it was," the former president replied. "I mean, they're saying things about him [Obama] -- you know, it's like when they...
  • VIDEO: Clinton: The Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy Still Exists

    09/27/2009 7:14:54 AM PDT · by ianschwartz · 36 replies · 945+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | September 27, 2009 | Real Clear Politics
    Former President Bill Clinton says the vast right-wing conspiracy still exists and wants President Obama to fail.
  • Bill Clinton: Vast right-wing conspiracy targeting Obama

    09/27/2009 9:23:49 AM PDT · by Justaham · 53 replies · 1,407+ views
    WASHINGTON -- Bill Clinton says a vast, right-wing conspiracy that once targeted him is now focusing on President Barack Obama. The ex-president made the comment in a television interview when he was asked about one of the signature moments of the Monica Lewinsky affair over a decade ago. Back then, first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton used the term "vast, right-wing conspiracy" to describe how her husband's political enemies were out to destroy his presidency. Bill Clinton was asked on NBC's "Meet the Press" whether the conspiracy is still there. He replied: "You bet. Sure it is. It's not as strong...
  • Bill Clinton On Meet The Press Says The Vast Right Wing Conspiracy Is Still Virulent (Video)

    09/27/2009 9:44:54 AM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 22 replies · 714+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 9/27/09 | talkradio03
    Bill Clinton talks about the vast right wing conspiracy still being active and responds to the possibility of the Republicans crushing the Dems in the mid terms like they did him in 1994...
  • Bill Clinton speaks of vast, right-wing conspiracy

    09/27/2009 6:43:51 AM PDT · by WVKayaker · 77 replies · 2,002+ views
    Breitbart News ^ | 9/27/2009 | AP unattributed
    Bill Clinton says a vast, right-wing conspiracy that once targeted him is now focusing on President Barack Obama.
  • Glenn Beck = MSM (Left explaining away their defeats)

    09/12/2009 11:13:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies · 1,981+ views
    The Atlantic ^ | September 12, 2009 | Justin Miller
    Glenn Beck's recent successes in getting Van Jones to leave the White House, a member of the National Endowment for the Arts reassigned, and pushing ACORN out of next year's census are more examples that the "right-wing noise machine" is no more. It is now part and parcel of the mainstream media. The convergence between alternative, conservative media and the "mainstream" media has been happening for years. I made the case before that the conservative media can force the press, which is a part of the MSM, to cover stories it may not otherwise give attention. One reader asked for...
  • Harwood: Parents Opposed to Obama School Speech 'Aren't Smart Enough' To Raise Kids

    09/05/2009 5:04:40 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 78 replies · 5,520+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    A new high-tech Vast Right Wing Conspiracy. Racism. And parents too dumb to raise their children. That was how NBC sought to explain away opposition to Pres. Obama's planned speech to schoolchildren. View video here.
  • Obama: Republican conspiracy out to kill health reform

    08/21/2009 7:12:50 AM PDT · by Sons of Union Vets · 42 replies · 1,274+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | August 20, 2009 | Joseph curl
    President Obama took to the conservative airwaves Thursday to charge that Republican leaders are engaged in a vast right-wing conspiracy to kill health care reform in order to repeat the 1994 mid-term takeover of Congress, which followed the defeat of President Clinton's reform plan. "I think early on, a decision was made by the Republican leadership that said, 'Look, let's not give him a victory, maybe we can have a replay of 1993, '94, when Clinton came in, he failed on health care and then we won in the mid-term elections and we got the majority. And I think there...
  • Liberal bloggers admit conservatives have upper hand on Twitter

    08/21/2009 10:37:34 AM PDT · by VRWCTexan · 15 replies · 713+ views
    CNN Political Ticker ^ | Aug 21, 2009 | Eric Kuhn
    "While it is obvious the progressive blogosphere is superior, we are being out-organized on Twitter," said Gina Cooper, a blogger who helped organize Netroots Nation, an annual gathering of online liberal activists that met last week in Pittsburgh. "There is some catching up to do on the progressive side." Tracy Viselli, who attended Netroots Nation, agreed with Cooper and admitted that liberal bloogers are ceding this valuable territory to conservatives. "Twitter is a news funnel," she said. "Conservatives are very tightly knit and getting their message out very well."
  • Obama: Republican Conspiracy Out to Kill Health Reform

    08/21/2009 3:57:54 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 71 replies · 2,160+ views
    Washington Times ^ | August 21, 2009 | Joseph Curl
    President Obama took to the conservative airwaves Thursday to charge that Republican leaders are engaged in a vast right-wing conspiracy to kill health care reform in order to repeat the 1994 mid-term takeover of Congress, which followed the defeat of President Clinton's reform plan. "I think early on, a decision was made by the Republican leadership that said, 'Look, let's not give him a victory, maybe we can have a replay of 1993, '94, when Clinton came in, he failed on health care and then we won in the mid-term elections and we got the majority. And I think there...
  • Obama: GOP conspiracy out to kill health reform

    08/20/2009 3:43:11 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 155 replies · 6,777+ views
    Washington Times ^ | August 20, 2009 | Joseph Curl
    President Obama took to the conservative airwaves Thursday to charge that Republican leaders are engaged in a vast right-wing conspiracy to kill health care reform in order to repeat the 1994 mid-term takeover of Congress, which followed the defeat of President Clinton's reform plan. "I think early on, a decision was made by the Republican leadership that said, 'Look, let's not give him a victory, maybe we can have a replay of 1993, '94, when Clinton came in, he failed on health care and then we won in the mid-term elections and we got the majority. And I think there...
  • Right-Wing Media Promote Race Turmoil

    08/19/2009 2:10:02 PM PDT · by pissant · 32 replies · 1,259+ views
    Black Star News ^ | 8/19/09 | Colin Benjamin
    Amid the orchestrated phony protests over President Barack Obama’s health care reform efforts, a new report by the Southern Poverty Law Center, SPLC, documents another threat to the health of the Black community and the nation’s stability: rising racism within right-wing militias. In its report entitled “Return of the Militias,” the Southern Poverty Law Center points out that the militia movement, that faded in the 1990s, is back and that “One big difference from the militia movement of the 1990s is that the face of the federal government — the enemy that almost all parts of the extreme right see...
  • The return of the vast rightwing conspiracy

    08/19/2009 9:19:09 AM PDT · by pissant · 41 replies · 2,740+ views
    AJC ^ | 8/19/09 | Cynthia Tucker
    Remember the vast rightwing conspiracy? It’s ba-a-a-ck, turning its considerable resources to ruining health care reform and wrecking legislation aimed at curbing climate change. Despite the insistence of Republican leaders that the tea-party crowd and the town-hall protestors are merely concerned individuals who have spontaneously made the decision to shout and yell threats at public meetings, the protests are, in fact, prodded by networks of conservative activists. Richard Mellon Scaife, a Pittsburg billionaire who is the financial lifeblood of ultra-conservative activism, is a contributor, according to The Washington Post. That’s not to deny the individual anger or anxiety on display...
  • MSNBC Labels Obama Stare Photo 'Right Wing Smear;' Singles Out Drudge, Fox (FR Too)

    07/10/2009 5:26:50 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 179 replies · 6,282+ views ^ | 7/10/2009 | Matthew Balan
    MSNBC’s David Shuster and Tamron Hall labeled the circulation of a photo of President Obama...a “right wing smear,” and singled out Fox News and Drudge as culprits. They brought on a Media Matters spokesman, who accused these sites of being motivated by a “racist stereotype of an oversexed black man being a predator.” They let this accusation go unanswered (audio clip from the promos and the segment available here). Shuster and Hall promoted the segment on the Obama picture from the start of the 4 pm Eastern hour of MSNBC’s live coverage. A graphic on-screen at the top of the...
  • Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora says GOP conspiracy behind corruption probe

    06/29/2009 9:26:04 PM PDT · by Jim from C-Town · 61 replies · 4,266+ views
    The Cleveland Plain Dealer Online ^ | June 29, 2009 | Mark Puente/ Joe Guillen
    CLEVELAND -- Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora on Monday accused the U.S. Department of Justice of launching its local public corruption probe two years ago in a conspiracy with Republicans to undermine the Democratic turnout for Barack Obama. • Earlier version of story.Dimora said he and his lawyers will ask the Justice Department and Congress to investigate the motives behind the corruption probe, which became public last July when FBI agents raided the commissioner's home and office and the home and office of political ally Frank Russo, the county auditor. "This is a Republican-driven prosecution," Dimora said during a late-afternoon...
  • Clinton has surgery to fix broken elbow

    06/19/2009 12:11:41 PM PDT · by george76 · 39 replies · 2,290+ views
    reuters ^ | June 20, 2009
    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had successful two-hour surgery today to repair her broken right elbow, her chief of staff said. Mrs Clinton tripped and fell in the State Department's basement on Wednesday ... Mrs Clinton has several foreign trips planned in the coming weeks ...
  • Hillary Clinton fractures elbow in fall

    06/18/2009 5:40:55 AM PDT · by Reagan69 · 63 replies · 2,465+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 06/18/09 | Yahoo News
    WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton fractured her right elbow during a fall Wednesday, her chief of staff said. Clinton was on her way to the White House when she fell and injured her elbow, chief of staff Cheryl Mills said in a statement released late Wednesday.
  • Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recuperating-trying to text-after spill that broke her elbow

    06/18/2009 1:17:21 PM PDT · by Califreak · 33 replies · 1,325+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 6/18/09 | Kenneth R. Bazinet
    WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Clinton was recuperating at home Thursday, figuring out how to send text messages and emails as she nurses a broken right elbow that will require surgery to mend, her spokesman said. "She is at home resting comfortably -- or uncomfortably," said State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley. "She is working from home. She has already taken some calls, and I'm sure learning … how well you can text with one arm in a sling." Read more:
  • Twitter: State Department says Hillary Clinton has fractured her right elbow

    06/17/2009 9:27:35 PM PDT · by Arec Barrwin · 135 replies · 6,246+ views
    Twitter ^ | June 17, 2009
    State Department says Hillary Clinton has fractured her right elbow after a fall on her way to the White House Wednesday afternoon.
  • Why Do Liberals Still Care About Matt Drudge?

    04/22/2009 5:49:39 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 38 replies · 1,736+ views
    Newser ^ | APR 22, 09 | MICHAEL WOLFF
    The New Republic, continuing the political world’s odd obsession with the Drudge Report, says its editor, Matt Drudge, has disappeared, or gone into seclusion like some latter-day Howard Hughes. I do not think Drudge has disappeared. I think he is dead. Certainly the Drudge Report, which the New Republic claims gets “20 million hits per day” (a meaningless locution as old-fashioned as the Drudge Report itself) has been on automatic pilot for several years. If he is not dead, he is definitely brain dead. There hasn’t been a breaking story on the site in months. Drudge, once one of the...
  • Underground Man (Where in the World is Matt Drudge?)

    04/22/2009 5:46:58 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies · 1,026+ views
    The New Republic ^ | Wednesday, May 06, 2009 | Gabriel Sherman
    On the morning of June 7, 2008, Matt Drudge showed up at the National Building Museum in Washington, where Hillary Clinton was scheduled to give her concession speech. At the entrance, Drudge found his host, Tracy Sefl, a Clinton campaign staffer who, the day before, had offered to meet Drudge at the event. Throughout the campaign, Sefl had served as the Clintons' preferred back channel to communicate with the mercurial operator of the Drudge Report. Both sides benefited from the arrangement: The Clinton camp could push favorable items into the news cycle, and Drudge would receive the inevitable traffic boost...
  • Civil War Raging in Right-Wing Blogosphere

    04/21/2009 1:49:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 63 replies · 3,045+ views
    The Washington Independent ^ | April 21, 2009 | David Weigel
    Since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, jazz musician and Web designer Charles Johnson has devoted his blog, Little Green Footballs, to exposing Muslim extremism in and outside the United States. His targets have included the Council on American-Islamic Relations, filmmaker Michael Moore, Reuters, Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), Dan Rather, and the late pro-Palestinian activist Rachel Corrie — who some LGF commenters (not Johnson) call “St. Pancake,” a tribute to the Israeli steamroller that killed her. LGF helped write the lexicon of the self-styled “anti-Jihadist” blogosphere — from “moonbat” (”an unthinking or insane leftist”) to “anti-idiotarian” (”anyone who grasps...
  • Napolitano: Veterans are Targets of Right-Wing Extremist Recruiters

    04/19/2009 5:35:11 PM PDT · by pleikumud · 42 replies · 1,167+ views
    Fox News Online ^ | April 19, 2009
    he head of homeland security said Sunday she regrets that some people took offense over a report warning that right-wing extremist groups were trying to recruit disgruntled troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. But Secretary Janet Napolitano added that "a number of groups far too numerous to mention" want to commit domestic terrorism attacks and are looking for new recruits. She told a cable news network the warning report that went out to American law enforcement agencies was consistent with reports that were issued before. "Here is the important point. The report is not saying that veterans are extremists. Far...
  • Are You a Right-Wing Extremist?

    04/18/2009 2:19:38 PM PDT · by T.L.Sink · 132 replies · 2,430+ views
    Judicial Watch ^ | April 17, '09 | Tom Fitton
    A report from Janet Napolitano's Department of Homeland Security is entitled "Rightwing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in Radicalization and Recruitment." The report is "one of the most shoddy pieces of propaganda I'd ever seen out of DHS," writes Michelle Malkin, who deems it a "piece of crap report." The "Key Findings" section of the report opens with these words: "The DHS has NO SPECIFIC INFORMATION that domestic rightwing terrorists are currently planning acts of violence...but the economic downturn and the election of the first African-American president present unique drivers for rightwing radicalization and recruitment." This document...